With a Band D Council Tax of £1,630.78 this year the Lib Dem-run Kingston-upon-Thames Council is the most expensive in London. Yet tomorrow morning their leader Cllr Derek Osbourne has been invited to give a presentation to the Lib Dem's annual conference in Bournemouth so that other Lib Dem Councils can learn from their example.

Hold on to your wallets if you live in a Lib Dem council.